Entries tagged: Contemporary

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Would You Like To Know More? R-E-S-P-E-I-T-O, Find Out What It Means To Me
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Would You Like To Know More? Normal Is Overrated
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Would You Like To Know More? The American Dream

The American Dream

Newly arrived from Port-au-Prince, a teenage girl gets a fresh start in Detroit while her mother's left behind in an immigration detention centre.

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Would You Like To Know More? Bad Girls, Bad Girls, Whatcha Gonna Do
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Would You Like To Know More? Like A Homing Bird I Fly

Like A Homing Bird I Fly

In her debut novel, Under Rose-Tainted Skies, author Louise Gornall draws from her own experiences with agoraphobia and delivers a sometimes sweet, sometimes gut-wrenching novel about learning to love.

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Would You Like To Know More? Guilty Until Proven Innocent
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Would You Like To Know More? And We All Fall Down
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Would You Like To Know More? A Rational Creature Speaking The Truth From Her Heart
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Would You Like To Know More? BFF Level Up
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Would You Like To Know More? I’ll Fly Away, Oh Glory
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Would You Like To Know More? What Did She Expect?
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Would You Like To Know More? May The Odds Be Ever In Your Grover
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Would You Like To Know More? If You Love Something, Let It Go
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Would You Like To Know More? Do You Want to Change?
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Would You Like To Know More? Brittany Joe Montague Jumped Off the Tallahatchie Bridge
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Would You Like To Know More? Uncommon Scents

Uncommon Scents

Stacey Lee switches over to contemporary magical realism for this sweet tale of romance and relationships.

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Would You Like To Know More? Solve For MPDG

Solve For MPDG

Gretchen McNeil’s latest book wants to do pirouettes with you in the hallway and, if you’re a guy, encourage you to find your passion.

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Would You Like To Know More? Never, Ever Read the Comments
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Would You Like To Know More? Once More With Lots Of Feelings
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Would You Like To Know More? All Is Not Lost
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Would You Like To Know More? What Goes Around

What Goes Around

Sometimes best laid plans go completely awry—but in the case of Gordon Jack’s debut novel, The Boomerang Effect, it’s actually for the best.

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Would You Like To Know More? Why Be Normal?

Why Be Normal?

Lisa Williamsons's The Art of Being Normal shows us that anyone can fit in, but it takes someone special to stand out.

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Would You Like To Know More? It’s a Flat Flat Flat Flat World
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Would You Like To Know More? Them Wild-Eyed Boys That Had Been Away
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Would You Like To Know More? Murder Most Confusing
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Would You Like To Know More? Keep Calm and Study On

Keep Calm and Study On

When an overachiever pushes herself past her limits, she's forced to spend the summer doing the thing she hates most: nothing. Turns out "nothing" is more exciting than she planned.

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Would You Like To Know More? Did You Hear The Story About The Tornado? There’s A Twist At The End
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Would You Like To Know More? Red Versus Blue

Red Versus Blue

Take a break from our real/crazy Presidential election to check in with a slightly-less-crazy Presidential election in The Wrong Side of Right by Jenn Marie Thorne. #FictionalCandidatesForTheWin!

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Would You Like To Know More? A Tornado Flew Around My Living Room
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Would You Like To Know More? The She-Bear Thus Accosted Rends The Peasant Tooth And Nail
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Would You Like To Know More? Adventure Time, Come On, Grab Your Friends
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Would You Like To Know More? Don’t Say The Z-Word

Don’t Say The Z-Word

Thriller writer Gregg Hurwitz steps foot into the YA world with The Rains, a book about “Chasers" and “Hosts," but a zombie by any other name would smell as foul.

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Would You Like To Know More? Pucker Up
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Would You Like To Know More? Repent!

Repent!

Some people can Look Past the fact that Avery is transgender. But some can't. And now someone wants him dead.

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Would You Like To Know More? Fly Me To Maganwetar
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Would You Like To Know More? To Boldly Go Where No Boy Has Gone Before
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Would You Like To Know More? Swimming Against The Tide Of Grief
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Would You Like To Know More? Little Dead Lady From Pasadena
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Would You Like To Know More? The Skin She’s In
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Would You Like To Know More? Cruel Summer

Cruel Summer

Lost Stars is a fictionalized version of the true story of Lisa Selin Davis’ first love--a version that proves sometimes truth is better than fiction.

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Would You Like To Know More? Turn Around And Stand Like Momma Placed You!
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Would You Like To Know More? Little Girl Lost (and Found)
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Would You Like To Know More? Somewhere Out There
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Would You Like To Know More? Double Cross You, They Got To Triple Cross Me
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Would You Like To Know More? So, Mike Might Be Gay

So, Mike Might Be Gay

S.J. Goslee’s Whatever.: or how junior year became totally [email protected] could be a lot more serious about the serious topic of sexual identity.

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Would You Like To Know More? When Oliver Met June
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Would You Like To Know More? Gee-Gee On My Mind
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Would You Like To Know More? I’m So Angsty, I Could Burst
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Would You Like To Know More? Aaahh!!! Real Monsters
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Would You Like To Know More? 5…4…3…2…1
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Would You Like To Know More? The Rest Is Still Unwritten
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Would You Like To Know More? When You Misplace Your Place In The World
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Would You Like To Know More? She Got That Ambition, Baby
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Would You Like To Know More? Light The Corners Of My Mind
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Would You Like To Know More? One of These Truths is a Lie
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Would You Like To Know More? Enduring Isn’t Living
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Would You Like To Know More? P.S. I Liked This Book
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Would You Like To Know More? How To Save A Life
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Would You Like To Know More? The Spirits Within
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Would You Like To Know More? Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise

Today, Thomas graduates. Tomorrow, he joins the Army. But should he respond to an old friend when she texts Meet Me Here?

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Would You Like To Know More? The Comeback Kid
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Would You Like To Know More? Prepare to Be Cured

Prepare to Be Cured

Jaxon has four days to earn one million points, so he can go on his first date ever. And maybe find The Cure For the Common Universe.

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Would You Like To Know More? Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa

Five teens that mysteriously vanished as children suddenly reenter their old lives with no memory of the past -- or what happened to the sixth victim -- in Tara Altebrando's latest novel.

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Would You Like To Know More? From the Mailbag
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Would You Like To Know More? Curate My Heart

Curate My Heart

Meg Leder explores first love, friendship, and all the sweetly messy stuff that comes with it in her debut novel The Museum of Heartbreak.

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Would You Like To Know More? A Magician Never Reveals Her Secrets
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Would You Like To Know More? America! F**k Yeah!

America! F**k Yeah!

In Katie Kennedy's Learning to Swear in America, a physicist prodigy joins NASA's efforts to stop a giant asteroid hurtling towards Earth.

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Would You Like To Know More? Anchors Aweigh And Seize The Day
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Would You Like To Know More? Walking The Wire
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Would You Like To Know More? A Whole New World

A Whole New World

In Mirror in the Sky by Aditi Khorona, the discovery of an alternate Earth forever redefines life in our world.

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Would You Like To Know More? Not Her Father’s World
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Would You Like To Know More? Summer Lovin’, Had Me a Blast
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Would You Like To Know More? Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

In Nat Luurtsema's Goldfish, a former Olympic competitive swimming hopeful finds new purpose in coaching three popular boys as synchronized swimmers.

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Would You Like To Know More? I’m So Tired, My Mind Is Set On You
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Would You Like To Know More? Pride And Privilege
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Would You Like To Know More? Mind The Magic
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Would You Like To Know More? Much Ado About Nerdom

Much Ado About Nerdom

Teenage geniuses obsessed with pop culture meet Shakespeare’s comedic scheming in Lily Anderson’s debut novel The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You.

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Would You Like To Know More? When Your Life Has Gone To The Dogs
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Would You Like To Know More? The (Un)Luck Of The Irish
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Would You Like To Know More? Birds Of A Family Feather
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Would You Like To Know More? Across The Miles, Across The Years
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Would You Like To Know More? The Raven King Rules
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Would You Like To Know More? Solve For L(ove)

Solve For L(ove)

Harriet Reuter Hapgood’s The Square Root of Summer is a lesson in grieving and love, with a little unexpected time travel thrown in.

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Would You Like To Know More? My Heart’s Devotion
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Would You Like To Know More? Save Our Sole

Save Our Sole

Could an impulsive online shopping purchase be the key to Saving Montgomery Sole from her close-minded small town? 

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Would You Like To Know More? Raining In My Head Like A Tragedy
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Would You Like To Know More? Fandom Meets Reality

Fandom Meets Reality

Anna Breslaw’s Scarlett Epstein Hates it Here examines the outcome of when what happens on the Internet doesn’t stay on the Internet. Plus: You could win a copy!

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Would You Like To Know More? Knock Three Times On My Inbox If You Want Me
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Would You Like To Know More? Doomsday Down Under Style

Doomsday Down Under Style

What happens when you combine a close-knit group of friends, a female comic book artist, and the end of the world? Brian and his nine-year-old daughter Sophie review Melissa Keil's illustrated book The Incredible Adventures of Cinnamon Girl.

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Would You Like To Know More? I Love You, I’m Not Gonna Crack
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Would You Like To Know More? Zeno’s Paradox

Zeno’s Paradox

How does a young lesbian find romantic fulfillment? Step one: get the hell out of Duluth. Welcome to My Year Zero, by Rachel Gold.

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Would You Like To Know More? I Go To Extremes

I Go To Extremes

The New Guy (And Other Senior Year Distractions) by Amy Spalding promises a swoony boy band love interest, but delivers frustration instead.

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Would You Like To Know More? The Hottie with the Prehistoric Body
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Would You Like To Know More? The Renegade Who Had It Made